Articles: Business & Finance

Finding the Right Purchasing Solution

Technology administrators share strategies for purchasing the products and technology that will be most effective at meeting district needs.

District-level Downsizing

Exploding state budget deficits are forcing administrators to cut their own jobs.

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Partnering to Make One-to-One Work

We recently spoke with Eileen Lento, an education and government strategist at Intel, about her observations on one-to-one programs in K12 schools.

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY REPORT: The Changing Role of the CTO

District technology leaders are taking on greater responsibilities and contributing to the strategic vision of school systems.

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Reform Broth

Educators should stay focused on what's important to students and help them and their families put the acrimonious public debate on education in proper perspective.

Wisconsin’s Ripple Effect

Unions around the country are fearing their collective bargaining rights will too be taken away.

The Cradle-to-Career Solution

Providing a birth-to-employment education can stop students from falling through the cracks.

Turnaround Principals

New training models have emerged for preparing school leaders to transform low-achieving schools.

Budgeting Based on Student Needs

This California district demonstrates that students can be the foundation of all school financial decisions.

Measuring the Effectiveness of New Teachers

A new teacher performance model will evaluate lesson plans, grade books, assignments and class videos to both assess teachers and improve teacher licensure programs.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Gets a Boost

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will be expanding the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Equity and Access for All

Michele Hancock, recently hired superintendent of Kenosha (Wis.) Unified School District No. 1, is transforming all practices, programs and policies to ensure they meet the needs of all students.

City Connects to Students

Boston Public Schools is seeing the results of City Connects (CCNX)—its intervention, prevention and enrichment program that works with teachers to pair students with community-based services.

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